Joining a Union for the many advantages it provides, is a Choice only you and your co-workers make, your employer has nothing to do with it becoming a reality.
The Road to Success: The process to forming a Union is very simple. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) requires that a minimum of 30% of the employees fill out Union authorization cards
The law forbids employers from interfering with employees in the exercise of rights to form, join or assist a labor organization for collective bargaining, or from working together to improve terms and conditions of employment. Signing a Union card is confidential.
Union members earn better wages and benefits than workers who aren’t Union members. On average, Union workers’ wages are 27% higher than their non-union counterparts. More than 83% of Union workers have jobs that provide health insurance benefits.